Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics

General

Program Description

Health Informatics (HI) practitioners improve healthcare by ensuring that the best information is available when making healthcare decisions for patients. In this program, HI students acquire healthcare-specific competencies using information technologies, managed skills, and health/medical knowledge that are applicable to a large and growing number of important healthcare positions.

The Health Informatics program combines fundamental concepts in computer science, information technology, health sciences, and business. This program focuses on preparing students with high-quality education and skills necessary to improve healthcare delivery and support health care decisions.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Informatics (BSHI) will have a strong understanding of healthcare, information technology, information management, and business, and will be able to apply these competencies. They will be able to use these competencies to pursue a growing range of rewarding health-care oriented positions in both the private and public sectors.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics requires successful completion of two years of core curriculum and two years of upper-division courses. Students in the BSHI programs are required to take 60 hours in upper division courses during the junior and senior years. Full-time or a part-time enrollment is possible.

Cost & Fees

The tuition rate for the 2016-2017 academic year for in-state students is $102.13 per credit hour. The non-resident tuition rate is $377.40 per credit hour.

Last updated Dec 2017

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